Mark Gerrettson Donates Big Money to Community Once Again


Since 1995, The Mark Gerretson’s Annual Fishing Tournament has donated approximately $95,000 to local children and families of Delray Beach and surrounding neighbors. Approximately $18,000 will be given away this year to 2012 beneficiaries including:

  • Delray Citizens for Delray Police’s Holiday Toy Drive
  • Kids and Cops Programs, including Baseball and Football camps
  • Atlantic High School Scholarships
  • Achievement Center for Children and Families
  • Cros Ministries Caring Kitchen
  • Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Delray
  • Family Promise of South Palm Beach
  • City of Delray’s Easter Egg Hunt
  • And many more

Every year anglers from all over come together for this fishing extravaganza, to support Delray’s local children and families. Tournament organizers want to thank sponsors for coming on board, year after year, to help support the many needs of the community, including the following: Merrill Lynch, Delray Beach Elks, Printers Choice, Atlantic Ave. Magazine, Spodak Dental Group, Tuppens Marine, J Heffernan, Searcy Denny Scarola Barnhart and Shipley, The Pineapple Newspaper, Stuart Shelby Development, Zuraw Accounting, and Stoner Skates.